We received a load of photos on February 10, just in time to give you a pictorial overview of what this year’s Zihuatanejo Sailfest was like.
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Robert Fulton of Vancouver, B.C. is preparing to take his Tayana 37, Tropical Dreams, south to Mexico this fall, followed by the Pacific Puddle Jump next spring.
Winter schminter! The cruising this long holiday weekend was fabulous. © 2014 LaDonna Bubak Who says you can’t cruise in the winter?
Tere Grossman, president of the Mexican Marina Owners Association, has provided us with a list, complements of the AGACE, of the boats that were ‘Reviewed’, ‘Embargoed’, and ‘Liberated’ in Mexico.
© Modern Sailing School and Club
The modest base at BVI Yacht Charters. They’ve been our yacht management company for about six years, and we think they’ve done a great job for us.
Sea Gals during the ’70s on their 28th anniversary in Petaluma onboard Boog-a-loo.
Tere Grossman, owner of San Carlos Marina, reports that AGACE agents were back at San Carlos Marina on Tuesday, and that as a result she expected that most of the impounded boats in her marina would soon be "liberated." This would include 16 boats that had already been taken away by their owners.
© Carlos Boat Works
The Hawaiian Chieftan and the Lady Washington © Ron Arel The tall ships Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftan are returning to the Bay Area this weekend for bay excursions and hands-on educational programs for K-12 students.
Sellers make note: If you want your ad to appear in March edition, you have to submit it by 5 p.m.
The protocol and class rule pertaining to the 35th America’s Cup is on schedule to be released in March.
As you may have noticed, the current edition of Latitude 38 has a slightly new look, as we’ve changed printers.
© El Salvador Rally Join a different kind of rally where you start from wherever you are, cruise with a group of your own making, and travel at your own pace.
The wind gods blessed Z-Fest with a nice breeze for the yacht race this year.
Newport Beach’s Devan Mullins must have been going through old photos, because he recently sent us a photo of the Wanderer at the helm of Latitude’s Big O from back in 1996.
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This past Saturday during the Berkeley YC Midwinters a distress call went out on VHF Channel 78 from a J/24’s skipper alerting racers of a man overboard.
Last year’s Bucket was won by Adela, the 182-ft schooner that was launched 111 years ago!
Blasting along the Sir Francis Drake Channel with a bone in her teeth, the lovely Liberty Star, illustrates that along with modern racer-cruisers, bareboats and megayachts, you can still find traditional sailing craft in Eastern Caribbean waters.
On January 29th we reported that Russell Coutts, Oracle Team USA’s CEO, was frustrated that the city of San Francisco had not offered the same terms and conditions to the America’s Cup Event Authority for the 35th America’s Cup as they had for the 34th.
There are a lot of great regattas in the Caribbean, and depending on the criteria, many could vie for the title of ‘the best’.
We warn you that studying the flow of currents all over the planet can be transfixing.
The mysterious, four-story Google barge, currently under construction at Treasure Island, must move.
Jonathan Cervantes, the very helpful harbormaster at Cruise Port Marina in Ensenada, reports that all but about "nine or 10" of the 42 mostly foreign-owned boats that were impounded at his marina since late November have now been "liberated." He is unclear why the remaining boats — which include one dinghy — have not been released.
In news that might be categorized as ‘miraculous,’ CNN and other news agencies cautiously report that a fisherman washed up on the 2.2-square-mile Ebon Atoll in the Marshall Islands after drifting at sea for 13 months.
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We’ve done our best to help publicize the much-anticipated auction of boats and marine-related equipment at Nelson’s Marine, which was slated for February 8.
The marina at Coral Hotel and Marina just a few miles north of downtown Ensenada.
The first thing you might notice about the new February issue is the quality of the pictures.
On January 26, the Napa Valley Register correctly broke the story that Latitude 38 is organizing the three-day BottleRock music festival at Napa Valley Expo to be held starting on May 30.
As reported in yesterday afternoon’s special ‘Lectronic Latitude, all 53 of the impounded boats at Riviera Nayarit Marina in La Cruz — including Latitude’s 63-ft catamaran Profligate — have been released.
AGACE agents not 10 feet from me are signing final documents that will make Riviera Nayarit Marina a Depositaria, which will immediately release the 53 boats that have been impounded here since late November.